NEWS AND EVENTS
July 10, 2008
Information on Emergency in Kagan Province of Bukhara region
According to the Ministry for Emergency Situations, at night of July 10, 2008 at the rocket and artillery depot of the Ministry of Defense’s military unit located in the Kagan Province of Bukhara region the inflammation occurred that caused fire and explosion of ammunitions.
Immediately after the duty services of appropriate structures of the Bukhara region have received the signal the Internal Affairs Department and military personnel of the Ministry of Defense have cordoned off the district of incident. The civilians residing next to the scene have been evacuated.
The servants of the Ministry of Defense, staff members of regional emergency situations and Internal Affairs Department are working together to neutralize the incident.
According to preliminary data, as a result of explosions 3 people have died and 21 suffered. The medical and other necessary assistance is being rendered to all those who have suffered.
The Government commission has been established made of the heads of Government, National Security Service, Office of Prosecutor General, Ministry of Defense, Ministry for Emergency Situations, Ministry of Internal Affairs, and other structures to neutralize the situation, provide for the necessary security measures and render assistance to the victims.
Commission began to investigate the causes of incident.